PREDICTION AND MEASUREMENT OF ROCK TUNNEL DISPLACEMENTS

Predictions, using finite element models, were made of the displacements of three rock tunnels but field measurements showed these predictions to be seriously in error. The reasons for these errors are discussed with particular reference to the analytical design of tunnel linings.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Sydney

    Civil Engineering Laboratories
    Sydney, New South Wales 2006,   Australia 
  • Authors:
    • PELLS, PJN
  • Publication Date: 1978-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 27 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00185892
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R-317 Res Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1979 12:00AM